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Mar 4, 2014 6:30pm EST
secretary kerry's plane, and he told us that he expects to meet russian foreign minister sergey lavrov tomorrow. now, lavrov is scheduled to meet with kerry, but he has not yet signed on to meet with his ukrainian counter-part. >> pelley: margaret brennan in paris for us tonight. margaret, thank you very much. you heard margaret mention the u.s. is working on unspecified economic sanctions against russia but there's not a lot of support from the allies. here's anthony mason. >> reporter: the threat of economic sanctions has not kept russia from taking a tighter hold on ukraine's crimean peninsula. do you think the u.s. and the europeans are willing to let putin keep crimea? >> i don't think that they have much of a choice. >> reporter: willis sparks is an analyst with the eurasia group, a leading global consulting firm. >> the europeans don't want a direct confrontation with the russians because europe draws 28% of its natural gas from russia. >> reporter: two-third of that gas travels in pipelines through ukraine. germany gets 38% of its gas from russia, italy 22%, france 18. t
Mar 5, 2014 5:30pm PST
sergey lavrov that there is a way out of the crisis. russia must return its troops to bases in crimea. allow international observers into the region. and recognize ukraine's upcoming elections to establish a new government. it was the first time the former cold war adversaries had met since russia defied president obama's demand to halt its invasion of the crimean peninsula. >> we agreed to continue intense discussions in the coming days with russia, with the ukrainians, in order to see how we can help normalize the situation, stabilize it, and overcome the crisis. >> reporter: yesterday, kerry was more pessimistic about russia's military plans for ukraine. i asked him today if he still has the same feeling. he said no. but he views it as progress that russia has not flat out refused to negotiate. >> pelley: margaret brennan covering the talks in paris. thanks, margaret. today, in south africa, evidence mounted against track star oscar pistorius, famous for running on prosthetic blades after losing his legs as a child. pistorius on trial for murder and deborah patta is there. >
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